Making the case for reparations to Congress
Jun 19, 2019

Making the case for reparations to Congress

"Market dynamics" cut into steel company earnings. Anemic legal weed sales are harshing Canada's mellow. A House panel hears the case for reparations.

Segments From this episode

Canada legalized marijuana, but still less than half of sales are from legal sources

Jun 19, 2019
Canada legalized production, sale and consumption of recreational cannabis last fall, the second nation in the world to do so after Uruguay.
A Canadian flag with a weed leaf on it is waved at a celebration of National Marijuana Day on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada.
Chris Roussakis/AFP/Getty Images

House panel hears the case for reparations

Jun 19, 2019
A House subcommittee is marking Juneteenth with a hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act.
A person walks outside the Capitol Building as the sun rises over Washington, D.C.
Zach Gibson/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Heavy Load DJ Frane

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer